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Continuing the Springfield NevVi Mi Lane County ttr, Which Were Consolidated February 10, 1914.
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SPRINGFIELD, LANE COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1t, 1915.
VOL. XIV. NO.
BODY- OF IN
KILLED BK CARS
B. F. Opsal, of Price, Utah,
Granger hero, aged about CO lclf county ftBr,lcultur,Bt; nnu tn0
years, was killed ycBtordaymnrkot commltteo to awaken In
mornlng by being run over by a terest In the egg plan but they
gravel train on tho Willamette-' bellovo that It la going to buc-
Pacific spur, Jtmt at the edgo of
Springnold. Tho right arm was
completely severed from thOjnnr mm Turloy, of tho domestic
body and tho ahoulder and side science department, at 0. A. C,
crushed and thcro was a Hcalp npolce to tho ladles of the Orange
ii hv iu hniiv brine
U by tno Douy Doing
j1m tvrrtwl n f ntr
cntiy bleu 10 ucntn. IioubowIvcb some very Instruc
Word was received this morns Uvo lessons In tho art of cooking,
lug by Undertaker Walker from
Airs. 1). K.opsal at O'Kcono. uit
lahoma, advising that the body
be shipped there.
Tho accident is supi)osed to
liavo happened at hfiO when tho
gravel crow took the string of
loaded cars from tho storage
track preparatory to tho run to
tho coast. Tho body was
covered at about I o ciocic uy w.
J. Williams, yard master, who
liad gono out to this siding to
fix a car drawhead. Ho had
been working for Boveral mln-
utes before ho noticed tho bundl
nnil wlifil thrill trht was a torn
red blankot a short dlstanco
nwnv. As ho reached down to,
toss tho object aside ho was sur-
prised to find jx human body. , hire a lino added tho first of
Coroner Veatch was notified and, tho year Is tho cause for tho
tho body was taken to Walker's Increase In business. Demand
undertaking parlors hero. for kitchen cabinets Is particu
In tho man's bundlo was a larly strong, and there are many
lced to a tract of land In tho orders for tho library and sew
Clty of Moffat, O'Kceno county, ,lng tables put out by tho corn
Colorado, ai dthero wore also pany So. Jar these product
TUiares or siock m an irrigation oi tms mm have been handled
company of tho same place. He, entirely through local mcrch
Avas neatly dressed and had ap-(ant, but tho company hopes In
parontly not been long out or
Included In tho dead man's
papers was a bank draft, dated
at Price, Utah, Novcmbdr 30.
1014. against II. P. McCnudy of
Moffat, Colorado, demanding
$125 wages due. Apparently
the draft had not been honored
There waB a letter under date
ol January 15. 1915, from Jna..G. Ilindmarsh resident engineer
J. Gabbert of Moffat, regarding of that lino with honflnimrters
nnnin "l)lflo.kH,,. nresuniablv a
span of black horses, which j city last night. jnolds. Ms. Al Montgomery. Mrs.
Gabbert agreed to take. This ' All tho bridges and grading In Mne Stevenson, Mrs. S. Rich
letter was addressed to Opsal at1 his district have been completed, mond, Mrs. Jessie Newman. Mrs.
Price, Utah, showing ho had Fourteen miles of track have N R Griffin. Mrs. J. E. McKib-
bcen at that place for several;
months at least. It was the tele-j
gram to Gabbert that was ror-
warded to Mrs. Opsal in Okla-
liomn, and which brought tho
rcsnonso today. There were no I
papers In tho man's possession not know when tho road will ho,
to Indlcato that ho had a family, j opened for traffic, but all possl-
It Is not known liow long hoiblo dispatch is beinir used to cot i
had been In this part of the'ns much of the work finished as
country, but somo who viewed
tho remains declare they had
scon him hero before.
Tho body will be sent to Okla-
Apparently tho mnn had laid
down nlong sido tho car, on tho
putsido of tho rails, and near tho
last truck of tho roar car of tho
string of 2(1 loaded cars. It seems
ho must have thrown his right
arm un across tho rail as ho slont
and when tho car, with scarcely
a bit of noise, started out, ho
Was .caught. Tho rlcht hand
was crushed a little as if ho had
clutched at something-to got
away from tho grip of tho whoel,
and had put tho fingers also un
der tho wheel.
MARKETING IS SUBJECT
AnothoY Car of Hogs Will Be
" Sent to Portland Shipment
of Eggs on Twentieth.
Tho farmers' inBtltuto hold at
Irving under tho nisplcea of tho
Grange of that place was well
attended and tho Interest In tho
addresses by tho two O. A, C.
professors was good. Professor
C, C, Lanmb Bpoko on poultry
and Professor B. B. Roynolds on
swlno raising and marketing.
Those tw.p subjects nro Of par
ticular Iptereflt to the fanners of
taho county at tho present tlmq
on account of the efforts' of tho
Pomona Grange along the lines
of co-oportftlvo marketing of
oggB and hogs,
Tlio Bccond car of hogs to bo
Hhlppod by tho Grange to Port
land Hlnce the mnrkot plan was
put In operation left Eugono
Tuesday, C. J. Ilurd had chargo
of It. Other stock will bo simil
arly marketed later on.
A small Bhlpinont of eggs on
tho co-operative plan will bo
made to. Portland on tho 20th
a'""! " 'taken a at deal
S "y" UH u, ,mn OI nmr
i Af G;.f . miin. n i
nt " Hoparato meeting and gave
llemo,Btratjon f10 tinnIntrJ
,roont or tno nan. sno gave
Need Extra Time
at Planning Mill
Growing demand for tho pro
dlB-lducts of tho Springfield Planing
' mill nave made necessary the
installation of electric lights so
that work may contin.uo tho full
ten hours a dny throughout the
winter. Heretofore, work has
ceased at i in tho afternoon of
tho dark winter rinvn hut ftuo
year there is too much work on!A'dcd hy the added water pres- is imperative that some action
hand to allow of tho shorter sure, put on as soon as the.be taken toward providing the
hours. Tho demand for furnl-
a short time to put a man on the
road and place their products in
WORK BEING RUSHED
ON WILLAMETTE PACIFIC
Good proKress is bclne mndo'wcro Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Doritv,
on the Coos Bay end. of tho Wil-1
llametto Pacific accordlnc to V.
'nl . Alnrnhflolfl . whn nrrivnri in i,n
been laid from Marshfleld this
way according to Mr. IIInd-!W.
marsh. Tho material for this
was brought Into Coos Bay by
Mr. I-Iindmarsh hjivh ho. dnos
possible before tho rains set in.
In company with him are II.
J. McKowan. of tho
Chandler at Hashflcld and wife,
Kennein uauser, or St. Paul, n I
contractor and wifo, and S. Ben-!
eon of Portland, a railroad con-land
tractor. The party are on their i
way to San Francisco for a visit
at tho oxpositlon. Register.
(Special to tltQ Lano County Nows)
Camp Creek, Ore., Miss Owen
Spent Saturday and Sunday
with friends In Waltorvllle.
and Sunday with friends In Wal
torvillo. J. C. Trotter is homo from
Junction City where ho has been
visiting his sister, Mrs. Ed Craig.
Inga Crabtreo who is attend
ing High school at Waltorvlllo
spent tho week-end at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stephens
were In Eugono on business
Mr. -Mnsterson and son from
Springfield were hero on busi
h, L. Penny and family who
hayo boon living on Mr. Blgo
low's ranch nro moving out
northwest of Springfield.
Tho bulk of tho railroad ties
exported from the United States
la shipped to Canada and Mex
lco, Sotfth America ranks third
in tho receipt of this material.
MI. HOOD SALOON
Flro of unknown origin at 5
o'clock this morning badly dam
aged the old ML Hood saloon
building at .Mill and south A
streets. Tho building is owned
by W. L. McFarland of Mac'rilipof little concern to the gener
nlnnn Iwilu'nnn liSrn ni1 TCnrrnnn
and a portion of It was occupied
uy Ainort Avacnsmitn, a batcne-
lor, who does odd jobs about
,V r i ! A
"Mr Wachsmlth states tl
been awako at 4 o'.
There was no insurance.
and at that time noticed nothing
out or the ordinary. At ten min
utes to flvo ho again awoke and
hearing the crackle of Haines in
the rear of his dwelling, he
rushed back to find the rear wall
! afire. Ho coupled on a garden
nuu uuu uu&iiii cuuiug lur limp, , oiuvt: uuu uuiu uiu uuur.
and R. J. Brabham, living next "One student declared the room
door, hastened to tho city hall held'.a swimming pool, and ari
and gave the alarm. 'other maintained it was a show-
The firo had gotten up Into
tho attic by this time, and broke
through the roof just as the fire
boys arrived. The shingles had
been so soaked by the recent
rains, that the lire made little
nrocresB on tho outside, but did
travel rapidly along tho raftersJday fnight, and at that time it
alarm was given, the firemen
cut through the roof in two or
three places and subdued the .has been patched and ro-patch-fire.
ed until It would seem that It
ODD FELLOWS AND
of .the ..Springfield lodges, went! jlfcf.A. buildinjg:. as leaky a$ the
to Eugene Wednesday night to high chool building is, would
attend tho meeting of tho order not be tolerated as a woodshed
there. Eugene lodge had work by the greater., number of clti
in the second decree nun the Tto-,zens of Snrinefield.
bekahs had initiation and elec- And now we hav'6 mfzed edi
tion of officers. The Initiatory torial comment with news mat
work was especially well done, ter contrary to your policy, but
A delicious banquet followed the we want you to do a lot of
business of the evening. Those thinking for the benefit of the
who attended from Snrlnefleld .Springfield schools in the next
Mr- nml Mrs- John Earler, Mr.
nnu Airs. U. J. DUrrm. iirs. W.
I Walker. Mrs. J. P. Fry, Mrs.
Horton. Mrs. R. P. Mortcnsen,
.Mrs. Stevens. Mrs. E. I. Rev
hen. Mrs. J. ii. Campbell, Mrs. H.
Renne, Mrs. Lee Clark, and
Miss Alice Kester. Rebekahs
The Odd Fellows were: Dr. R.
P. Mortcnsen. Silas Gay. J. P.
Fry. F. W, Walker, H. E. Walker,
A cowman, Henry Korf.
WILL CONDUCT AUCTION
AT NEW PAINT STORE
C. W. Walker and W. G. Camn-
bell are todnv mnkincr nrrnnn-n-
nients to opena paint and wall
paper store in tho Beals building
on Fifth street between Main
A, formerly occunied by
Mrs. Crouch"s millinery store. .
Thoy plan, also. "to conduct an
auction one day a week. They
win store articles brought there ;
i uny uiuw, uuu huh uiem wnen mechanism, Mr, Field invited
thp auction day arrives. jthe class around the key board
'and with the touch of a true art
According to tho latest Forest 1st played the following numbers
Service figures, the amount of
uougias lir in tho notional for-
ests of Washington and Oregon
is estimated to be 98,605,000,000
B0&yer-Herndon Hardware Company
ft 5. INSTALLS
AND SHOWED BATH
The editor of the News was
invited out to the III eh school
ye'sterdayto make a talk to the
students on the newspaper In
community life. What he said
rtiililln Jmf mrViof tin ca.ir ta
.of Utmost Importance to every
patron or tne school.
Across tno noor or tho as
scmbly room, on the first iioor.'
ran a great flood of water, drip-
i ping in steady streams from
;lhe floor above. .Desks were
being soaked, and great pools of
water stood on the floor.
On the second floor a like
condition prevailed. In one cor-
r.eija small wet spot, and in an
other corner a dozen or more
streams of water trickled over
er bath. They compromised by
deciding it was both.
Honestly, people of .Spring
field', that building is a disgrace
tc- the town. There Is going to
be an. annual meeting of the tax-
I payers of the district next Mon
proper facilities for a high
school. The present building
was' past re-patching. But
whatever else is done, the build
ing must be put in condition to
safeguard the health or tne pu-
;few days, and be prepared to
; assist In putting into effect what
vur pmn ior uuuuiiuui mc
adopted next Monday jiight.
GROW OUT OF DOORS
. F. M. Mulligan todav brought
tc the News office a branch of
raspberry bush containing a
number of fully ripened berries,
and many in the formative
stage. He states there are very
many blossoms on his vines at
Seldom has there been a more
animated croup of 12 or 15
youngsters than gathered on the
corner of 4th street last Satur
day afternoon when Mrs. Knnpp
(with tho assitance of airs. Hol-
brook) chaperoned her class in
piano to Eugene, where through
the onnrtnsv nf. Prof. Field thev
were shown how the nine orcan
nt the Af. R church Is made and
After explaining to them its
Scherzoso Sonata Rhelnberger
Bridal March ( Opera )Feramos
Scherzoso Sonato Guilmont
The Angels Sheperds Mailing
in ono voice the class declared
or anticipating what is to como
Is Bomotlmes pleasant, but tho
turkey In tho picture don't seem
to feel that way. If you are
thinking of buying tools or hard
ware of any kind, there Is a
ploasant surprise for you at our
storo, for wo have such an as
sortment of articles in this lino
at low prices, that ypu cannot
ran to una what you are auer.
the task of organist most com -
plex and exacting. It demanded
tho wrvlces of a level headed
musician owing to the great
number of elements which enter
into Its performance.
Carrying with them the assur
ance of another concert In the
near future, the class disbanded
with these facts uppermost.
Tho home of tho organ is a
room 30 feet high, 18 feet long,
1 1 fnn u-l.tn T. I, ....i.l 1...
nlles air for Hm hu oht nr
bellows which fa 1R font tnnr ied' 11 as been M lo Me.
10 fect hSh 9 fet long? Son 'Herb8t & 0 o
this chest are grouped In 2G dlf-.)1" own
fercnt ranks-Sver 1,500 pipes K00 once'
which vary in size from 1C feet ; Th SpringfieH creamery wag.
to inch in length. From the started three years ago by Mr.
3 manuals or keyboards contain-;c p Barkman, who incorpor
Ing Gl keys are pedal base of 32 ;&ted the company. His daughter
keys, together with the manyi118 Jvey w t;reiry ui
registration levers and stops'e corporation. Within two
come the signals that call forth years the business had grown to
those glorious tones.
It has well been said that the
organist's art is the most diffi
cult of all.
The M. E. people of Eueene
have arranged with Prof. Field
to nlay for the public every Sat
urday between 2:30 and 3:30.
Everyone Is welcome.
Amity is constructing reser
voir for ilew water system.
New railroad and sawmill in
Douglas county will add mater
ially to tax rolls and lower far
Baker White Pine Lumber Co.
puts In $7,000 IoKjrinK machine,
Springfield High School Note
S. H. 8. LOCAL
The high school building is
getting to be more of a bath
Tusday morning ttejflopr, jut!
w uev tuau c ovtiiisvr. uu mc.
room nme was coverea neany
an inch deen with water, and the
section of the assembly hall that
is directly under this was by no
mere have been quite a few
discussions about this during
me msi. lyu uttb, uuu il- is u- m ijjugiisn you have to be think
lieved that if the roof is not fixed fog of some lie to write while in
we will have to move out "But Bookkeeping you have to be
where shall we move to?" is the sure you don't write a lie. My
next question. If we had a new? English nlass is hi nnd fn nt
school house we should all be
high, dry and happy.
G. F. W.
Orders from Mr. Stroud, "All
those who can't swim stay out
oi my room."
Mr. Dill, manager of the
Springfield News addressed the
assembly Wednesday afternoon
on the topic. "The newspaper as
a factor of the community." The
periods were shortened ten min
utes so as to give him a half
hour for his address.
There will be no school next
week owing to the teacher's in
stitute and Thanksgiving.
They say that some people
don't know enough to come In
out of the rain. You can not
find a place out of the rain here
except in tho new bicycle shed.
In the assembly room it is not
unusual to see students floating
on their backs studying.
Frank Gibbs returned to'
school yesterday alter a
Bell Dixon visited our school
The wind howled,
The school house shook,
The students froze,
All in a nook.
Springfield was defeated again
Saturday at Cottage Grove. The
came was snappy from start to
finish, but wo were unable to'
scoro owing to having new men
In several positions.
Cottage Grove plays here
Thanksgiving day. With hard
practice the score will be
changed greatly from that of
last Saturday. This will be the
last game of the season and will
be, a good one.
The town and school should bo
there to back the team. There
Is no reason whatever why you
anouiu1 not pe mere.
A good many of you will gd to
the game Saturday between U.
O. and O. A, C. Are you going
to show more interest In outside
games than In the team,, from.,
your home town ?
Students Show Cottage Grove
niniliiLrn H-fl I
KB Kill IIS Sri I
Ufllllimnrl II ULLL
STOCK OF THE
; Creamery Coimiany, icorKrt-
n rtr4- V rt f tnorlA loftrrtw rtit
erg necessary, and the creamery
was moved Into the present loca
tion. While engaged in business
here Mr. Barkman built up a
fine trade, supplying the local
market completely, and having
a splendid trade in all the town
Mr. Barkman lias no plans for
the future, but he and Ms daugh
ter leavxe today for San Francis
co to spend a week or more at
Messrs. Herbst 4fc Cyr are ex
perienced creamerymen, and
will continue the same policies
that Mr. Barkman has estab-
that although you have fewer'
'students more will turn out to'
'see the game and root forthe
: ' - "j
Freshman's .Comparison of
Bookkeeping and English '"
There is a croaf riiflWon h.
tween Bookkeeping and English:,
fun while the Bookkeeping class
lis small nad too busv to have
(fun. In Bookkeeping you are
, supposed to go throuch the book
i as fast as you can and do the,
,worK. in ungusn every dayyour
wesson is assigned for the next.
Afie Bookkeeping teacher is al
ways saying, "Hurry, hurry or
you will get behind," and the
English teacher says, "Do your
A Freshman Boy on "Kitchens"
As I start this description I
must add that the kitchen is the
best room in the house and I
suppose you all know the reason'
The first thing you notice in
the kitchen Is the cunboard. in
a comer of the room, fairly bulc-
niB wuu goodies, upposite thet
cupooaru is tne table with Its
flour urns underneath, and on it
tlh? S,eve fl0Ur Pan- and' dlstinr
'fi,,iDi,, i,., n n in ...
m.ioM&u uuu vo mi, mc luuing pin.
The stovo that sits by is grim
and black, while from its eyes
glow red hot coals. It is a squat
afjfair on four legs, which sets on
the floor, while in the oven is
cooked all of the good things,
that makes a boy sick on
Thanksgiving day. By its side
is the wood box which is contin
ually needing filled up. On the
walls are knives and everything
that belongs to a kitchen, while
close at hand is the broom of
which the cats take notice.
OREN MASTERS ON:.
1 I m
'Twas the thirty-first of October ?
in the year of 190D,
That a bunch of jolly good fel
lows, set out for a high old
time. We had just got fairly started
rixht in the edee of town.
When I got such a creepy feeling;
my umr wouiun c stay aowni
Oh, what an awful feeling, 3
won't forget it soon $
I ferlt hot as k baster turkey and1
as cray.Y as a loon. W '
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